Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Lahore Thursday and attended a meeting of the Provincial Apex Committee along with Caretaker Chief Minister Punjab, Mohsin Raza Naqvi.
During the Apex Committee meeting, COAS was briefed about the overall security situation, including Law Enforcement Actions against electricity and gas theft, hoarding, and foreign currency smuggling.
The forum was also briefed on measures taken for the protection of minorities and the progress of operations in Kacha area.
The forum also reviewed repatriation of illegal foreign nationals.
COAS emphasised “Law enforcement actions against the spectrum of illegal activities will continue with full force in collaboration with the LEAs and the concerned government departments to rid Pakistan from the substantial economic losses it continues to suffer due to pilferage done by different methods”.
The forum was also apprised of progress on SIFC and Green Punjab initiatives.
COAS underscored the need for synergy among all relevant departments for the gainful effects of the landmark initiatives.
The participants affirmed that state institutions, government departments, and people are united for the
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Earlier, upon arrival, COAS was received by Commander Lahore Corps.